BIM/VDC Technology Manager
About the Opportunity
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed by people assigned to this
classification. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of
personnel so classified.
(Building Information Modeling/Virtual Design
& Construction) Technology Manager
laser scanning and data management requirements for all internal
and external stakeholders. Manages and periodically updates
University BIM Guidelines and BIM Execution Plans (BEPs) that
establish the protocols for how virtual design and construction
shall be performed on campus.
Works to create a comprehensive model of the campus that reflects
accurate as-built conditions of buildings and infrastructure.
Manages capital project closeout deliverables to ensure accuracy
and incorporates space changes into the portfolio of existing
as-built models. The digital models managed by the BIM/VDC
Technology Manager shall be used to support future capital project
delivery and campus operations by providing easily assessable
building/asset data that will help improve efficiency and reduce
Manages the cloud storage environment (Autodesk) for model
management and is responsible for administration of the environment
which consists of account administration and technical support for
end-users. Works with Planning and Capital Projects staff to
develop skill sets so they may be proficient in utilizing
authoring, review, and markup tools within applications for design
Create and maintain business processes used to capture model
information during design, construction and at project completion
and develop methods for maximizing the information for capital
projects and operations staff. Develop and maintain a process for
integrating model data on mobile devices to display building models
and assets with associated images such as maintenance manuals for
Provides technical assistance for staff on the procedures for
capturing, reviewing, and sharing model data with various
stakeholders. Works with the Technologies Solution group to
identify model data to be captured in the Planning, Real Estate and
Facilities (PREF) data warehouse so it may be integrated with other
data sources that may support leadership decision making.
Ability to read and understand plans and specifications.
Demonstrate extensive knowledge in required software (AutoCAD,
Navisworks, Revit, etc.). Demonstrate effective written and verbal
communication skills. Ability to use independent judgement, problem
solving ability, self-starting and ability to prioritize based on
relevant factors. Strong interest in learning new technologies.
Knowledge and skills required for this position are normally
acquired through a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Construction
Management or related field plus at least 5-7 years' experience in
AEC industry with a working knowledge of all aspects of
professional services from planning and schematic design through
project close-out, including design and technical expertise.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES
1) Model Management
- Oversees distribution of models and drawings for both read-only
and editor access, working with PMs to determine best use.
- Maintain campus wide as-built model as the basis for future
design and construction.
- Oversees reintegration of updated model conditions after
construction, working with PMs to discuss changes.
- Create and maintains a family/content library that contains
useful and standard elements for modeling.
- Regularly assesses model health and addresses issues.
- Develops templates for PMs to utilize.
- Evaluate and implement new technology that will allow the
University to maximize efficiency in the delivery of capital
projects and management of the campus.
2) Technical Support
- Oversees staff training of industry leading tool sets
(Autodesk), including tutorials, process documents, and
- Assists staff with troubleshooting and resolving program issues
3) Internal Coordination
- Works with project managers to assist on start-up and close-out
of projects, and to assess ongoing processes &
- Works with Commissioning and Capital Projects staff to verify
incoming turnover packages.
- Works with Archibus team to integrate new as-builts records
into existing environment.
4) External Coordination
- Works with engineers, architects, and construction managers to
facilitate turnover packages.
- Performs quality assurance checks on external models to ensure
they are complying with NU standards.
- Review BIM Execution Plans to ensure they align with University
standards and objectives.
5) Maintaining Policies and Procedures
- Develop and maintain standards & best practices for the
department, and regularly seeks to keep these up to date.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking
to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and
staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its
forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect
that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
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